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By Klaus Gietinger - By Loren Balhorn (trans.) -
It is the post-WWI period, and Germany is in the slouch of defeat. A revolutionary air is passing through the country. The radical ...Read Review
By Kirsty Manning -
Jewelry historian Kate Kirby is asked to research and report on Cheapside Jewels, a bundle of precious gems that were unearthed after being ...Read Review
By Sara Ackerman -
World War II is up close and personal for Lana Hitchcock in the December 1941 setting of Red Sky Over Hawaii. A young betrayed ...Read Review
By Paula Darwish -
The 1923 treaty of Lausanne was signed after the First World War to divide up the old Ottoman Empire. The treaty stipulated that population ...Read Review
By Connie Schultz -
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Schultz’s debut novel is completely absorbing from the opening pages through the finale. It follows a working-class family from ...Read Review
By James Ross -
In 1909, Teddy Roosevelt has already completed two successful terms as U.S. President and has almost reluctantly decided not to seek a third ...Read Review
By Eamon Loingsigh -
This is an epic novel of gang warfare during the winter and into the summer of 1919, fought along the waterfront of Brooklyn, New ...Read Review
By Roger Jewett -
Navy Captain Andrew Troost is a consummate professional bound for high command, but is married to his career more than to his alcoholic, ...Read Review
By Steven Sater -
The Blitz has reduced Alice Spencer’s London to rubble, forcing her and her ever-constant friend Alfred into the Underground for safety. Here ...Read Review
By Owen Fitzstephen -
In its opening scene, Rita Gaspereaux makes funeral arrangements for her con artist father, whose illicit enterprise has come to a sudden and ...Read Review
Over the last 20 years The Historical Novels Review (the society's print magazine for our members) has published reviews of some 15,000 historical fiction books.
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